• This Week in the Watershed

    June 10, 2016

    This week for the Chesapeake is a time not only to celebrate the beauty, bounty, and recreation the Bay provides but also to remember that the fight to save the Bay and its rivers and streams is a marathon, not a sprint.

  • Clean the Bay Day Draws Thousands of Volunteers to Pick up Shoreline Litter and Debris

    June 4, 2016

    Thousands of volunteers turned out today for the 28th Clean the Bay Day, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's (CBF) annual shoreline and stream cleanup and one of the largest volunteer events in Virginia.

  • A Park Manager Looks Back on 27 Clean the Bay Days

    May 4, 2016

    In the spring of 1989, 16-year-old Cameron Swain went on an outing with her family in Hampton Roads to pick up trash on a beach. As a teenager, she didn't realize that the small informal cleanup would become the first everClean the Bay Day, now going stronger than ever as it enters its 28th year.

  • Going Above and Beyond for Oysters

    April 21, 2016

    Fred Millhiser didn't expect to spend retirement hauling oyster shell. However, for the past four years, the former government employee has done just that.

  • This Week in the Watershed

    March 18, 2016

    It wasn't that long ago when millions of Americans crowded around their television sets and watched helplessly as millions of gallons of oil poured into the Gulf of Mexico.

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